Efforts to kick extremists off the internet can't succeed and might even have the unintended side effect of bolstering support for radical groups.
Digital technology and its ability to process vast amounts of human-generated data can be a powerful tool for social science research.
Kenya has published hate speech guidelines that target WhatsApp groups administrators, holding them responsible for offensive content.
After violence in Charlottesville, internet firms are erasing bigoted content. But should private companies serve as unaccountable regulators and be responsible for policing complex social issues?
Given recent events, you might have had an inkling that extremist views have been resonating. Researchers from the Center for Peace Studies and Violence Prevention have the hard data to back it up.
Sending personal emails, a bit of online shopping, checking out your friend's holiday snaps on Facebook: that's workplace cyberloafing.
An alternative to an open fair dealing right, or as a clarification, South Africa's copyright law could be amended with a specific provision to protect modern Internet uses.
Locals laws and norms are breaking up the internet as we know it.
There are other more pressing problems when it comes to internet regulation.
A new data management system can give emergency responders a fast lane on the internet to help speed rescue efforts after a disaster.
Tough action is promised against companies that offer faster internet speeds than they can deliver over the NBN. But it's up to consumers to monitor and report on any speed issues.
Thousands of people were caught in an online prank where they unknowingly agreed to clean public loos, because they didn't read the small-print. But then again, who does?
The problems some people had trying to watch Game of Thrones via the internet shows we still have a long way to go before we can live-stream major events to a mass online audience.
The digital economy in the US is already on the verge of stalling; failing to protect an open internet would further erode the United States’ digital competitiveness.
The national story of an anonymous Reddit user's post – and the threat to unmask him – raises important questions about the role of online communication in our society.
Sooner or later, China will recognise the value of digital assets. This adds to the urgency of citizens ensuring they control the data trails that tell the world what they think and do.
The National Broadband Network was meant to provide greater equity of digital access. So far, it's not looking good.
Analysis of the phenomenon of "total circulation" -- situations in which humanity produces a circulation of goods or persons that escapes its control.
There's a reason why some people get different answers to those frustrating viral maths problems. You need to learn how to "read" the maths.
Cracking down on extremism online won’t solve the problem of extremist violence, will inevitably censor speech that's important to protect and risks harming political dissidents and democracy itself.